Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Botanists, including Charles Darwin, George Washington Carver, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Matthias Jakob Schleiden and Jan Smuts.
Charles DarwinCharles Darwin
12 February 1809, British
Naturalist, Geologist
George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
01 January 1864, American
Scientist & Inventor

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
30 November 1858, Indian
Physicist

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists

Birbal SahniBirbal Sahni
1891 AD, Indian
Palaeobotanist

Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
1897 AD, Indian
Botanist
Ferdinand von MuellerFerdinand von Mueller
30 June 1825, Australian, German
Botanist and Geographer

Hugo von MohlHugo von Mohl
08 April 1805, German
Botanist

Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
23 February 1879, British
Botanist

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
24 May 1870, South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Allan Octavian HumeAllan Octavian Hume
06 June 1829, British
Botanist, Ornithologist, Civil servant

Luther BurbankLuther Burbank
07 March 1849, American
Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener,
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
05 April 1804, German
Biologist, Botanist, Philosopher, University

Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
13 November 1887, Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,

Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
29 November 1843, British
Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
30 June 1817, British
Botanist, Explorer, Pteridologist, Bryologist

Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
16 February 1848, Dutch
Botanist, Biologist, Geneticist, University
Asa GrayAsa Gray
18 November 1810, American
Curator, Botanist, University teacher

David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
19 January 1851, American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
16 March 1851
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,
Francis DarwinFrancis Darwin
16 August 1848, British
Botanist